The insurance industry is set on making consumer-friendly changes to its code of conduct.
9 Jan 2012 |
A year after the flood events that devastated Queensland, the insurance industry has vowed to make some consumer-friendly changes.
CHOICE says the draft legislation for new chemicals reforms needs improvement
5 Jan 2012 |
The draft legislation for the Australian Government’s reforms to agricultural and veterinary chemicals needs to be improved.
The fight for efficient, flexible and responsive banking has some key wins.
22 Dec 2011 |
Our campaign has galvanised overwhelming public desire for better, more flexible and responsive banking in Australia.
The use of dimethoate has been suspended due to potential health risks.
19 Dec 2011 |
There is good news for consumers with the suspension of the use of the pesticide dimethoate due to potential health risks.
Payment Systems Standard will be varied to limit amount businesses charge credit-card customers.
16 Dec 2011 |
We take a look at the Reserve Bank’s decision to step into the credit card surcharge debate.
CHOICE supports FOFA reforms
15 Dec 2011 |
CHOICE has endorsed the Joint Consumer Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee inquiry into the proposed Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms.
We're calling for substantial changes to the way in which the National Guarantee Fund is run.
15 Dec 2011 |
The Australian government is reviewing the way in which investors are compensated when their stockbroker acts without authority or becomes insolvent.
The results are a mixed bag.
13 Dec 2011 |
Ministers have handed down their decisions on the future of food labelling, and the menu contains mixed results for consumers.
Over 3700 consumers joined the call for traffic light labels.
9 Dec 2011 |
More than 3700 signatures and CHOICE’s open letter were sent to food and health ministers from around Australia.
There's been some success but there's still a way to go with free or local rate calls.
18 Nov 2011 |
A campaign being run by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) aims to have calls to 1800, 1300 and 13 numbers charged at a fair price from mobile phones.